The film tells about the creation of a children's play based on the work of Maria Cannes "The Tale of the Enchanted Maple" at the Strasbourg Theater. The film includes filming: GDR. The building and stage of the Strasbourg Theater. The actors involved in the play "The Tale of the Enchanted Maple" rehearse before the start of the play (sync. In German). The director of the play gives an interview (sinhr. In German). The costume designer is discussing with her colleagues the sketches of the costumes (sinhr. In German). The symphony orchestra is learning music for the performance (sync. In German). Artists paint the scenery on canvas, stage workers set up the scenery, lighting technicians strengthen the lighting equipment before the show begins. Actors make up in the dressing room. Fragments of the play "The Tale of the Enchanted Maple" (sync. In German). Actors go out to bow after the end of the performance. The audience in the hall applauded (sinhr.).